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Why is World Hindi Day celebrated on 10 January? This is the story behind it

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World Hindi Day on 10 January

New Delhi: Hindi language is popular not only in India but also abroad. Even foreigners believe that the skill of displaying emotions in Hindi language is not found in any other language. Like ‘I love you’ doesn’t tug at the heartstrings as much as ‘I love you’ does. World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on 10 January to promote Hindi language. Whereas in India, National Hindi Day is celebrated on 14 September.

What is the history behind World Hindi Day?

The first World Hindi Day was celebrated in Nagpur on January 10, 1975. 122 representatives from 30 countries participated in it. The announcement to formally celebrate World Hindi Day was made by the then PM Manmohan Singh in the year 2006. It is celebrated every year since 2006. Since the first World Hindi Day was celebrated on 10 January, this day is celebrated every year on 10 January. It marks the day when Hindi was spoken for the first time in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the year 1949.

World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on a different theme.

Every year Hindi Diwas is made on a different theme. This year’s theme is on Hindi traditional knowledge and artificial intelligence. Crores of people around the world speak Hindi and it is one of the five major languages ​​spoken in the world.

Hindi is both the identity and pride of India. This is the official language of India. This is the best medium to unite Indians living all over the world. There is an island country named Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean region where Hindi has been given the status of official language. Apart from India, Hindi is spoken and understood in Philippines, Mauritius, Fiji, Nepal, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad, Tibet and Pakistan.

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